Idiocracy

Pentagon Plans Military Parade On Trump’s Orders

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s vision of soldiers marching and tanks rolling down the boulevards of Washington is moving closer to reality in the Pentagon and White House, where officials say they have begun to plan a grand military parade later this year showcasing the might of America’s armed forces. Trump has long mused publicly and privately about wanting ...

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Trump: I’d Love To See Another Shutdown [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he supports a government shutdown if Democrats won’t agree to tighten immigration laws, undercutting ongoing bipartisan negotiations on Capitol Hill. The comment, which came during a White House meeting on the violent MS-13 gang, was not well received in the room. Rep. Barbara Comstock, a Virginia Republican who represents a district with ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Let’s hope this comes up today: Before joining the Trump administration, the White House principal deputy press secretary, Raj Shah, called President Donald Trump ‘a deplorable’ and referred to the release of the Access Hollywood tape as ‘some justice,’ according to private messages independently obtained and verified by New York. Shah, who worked at the Republican National Committee during the ...

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$156 Million FEMA Contract For Puerto Rican Aid Called For 30 Million Meals, Only 50,000 Were Ever Delivered

Trump hires the BEST PEOPLE. The New York Times reports: The mission for the Federal Emergency Management Agency was clear: Hurricane Maria had torn through Puerto Rico, and hungry people needed food. Thirty million meals needed to be delivered as soon as possible. For this huge task, FEMA tapped Tiffany Brown, an Atlanta entrepreneur with no experience in large-scale disaster ...

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Trump: Not Applauding For Me Is “Treasonous” [VIDEO]

The right wing Townhall reports: During a speech touting the Republican-led Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in Blue Ash, Ohio, President Trump railed against Democrats for being dead silent during his State of the Union address. Even when he was sharing positive, bipartisan news on the economy, Trump looked over at the Democrats and saw few smiles. It was “very ...

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FLORIDA: Trump Goes Golfing For 95th Time

The Palm Beach Post reports: President Donald Trump arrived in Palm Beach Friday night with first lady Melania Trump and son Barron for a weekend at Mar-a-Lago. Air Force One landed at Palm Beach International Airport at 6:55 p.m. for Trump’s 12th presidential visit to Palm Beach. He’s expected to remain through Sunday night. Trump sent out two tweets en ...

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Trump Claims “Total Vindication” From Nunes Memo

The Hill reports: President Trump took to Twitter Saturday to react to the release of a previously classified memo alleging abuse of government surveillance powers by the Justice Department, claiming the memo “totally vindicates him” and assailing the Russia investigation as “an American disgrace.” The memo, released Friday, accuses senior Justice Department officials of improperly using information from the so-called ...

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White House: The Nunes Memo Raises Concerns About Integrity At The Highest Levels Of The DOJ And FBI

Via press release: Earlier today President Donald J. Trump declassified a memorandum from the House Permanent Select Committee On Intelligence. This memorandum raises serious concerns about the integrity of decisions made at the highest levels of the Department of Justice and the FBI to use the government’s most intrusive surveillance tools against American citizens. This decision was made with input ...

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Right Wing Outlets Were Given Nunes Memo First

The Hill reports: NBC’s Chuck Todd said Friday that Fox News obtaining advance excerpts of a controversial memo written by House Intelligence Committee Republicans “smacks of a partisan exercise. “The House Republican Intelligence folks are actually making their partisan case look even worse right now, because they are releasing excerpts of the memo already to friendly media outlets, almost trying ...

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Media Kicked Out Of RNC Winter Meeting After Trump Calls Them “Haters” (Meeting Held At His Own Hotel)

Politico reports: Media was escorted out of the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting today just as President Donald Trump labeled them “haters” and criticized coverage of his State of the Union address. “Did anybody not see the State of the Union? ‘Cause even the haters back there gave us a good review,” the president said at the meeting, which was ...

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McCain Slams GOP Memo: You’re Doing Putin’s Job

Via press release: “In 2016, the Russian government engaged in an elaborate plot to interfere in an American election and undermine our democracy. Russia employed the same tactics it has used to influence elections around the world, from France and Germany to Ukraine, Montenegro, and beyond. Putin’s regime launched cyberattacks and spread disinformation with the goal of sowing chaos and ...

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Read The Full Stupid Devin Nunes Memo

The Washington Post reports: The Nunes memo is a document created by the staff of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) that alleges the FBI abused its surveillance authority, particularly when it sought a secret court order to monitor a former Trump campaign adviser. The FBI and the Justice Department had lobbied strenuously against its release. On Wednesday, the ...

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Trump Authorizes Release Of Unredacted Nunes Memo

Axios reports: White House aides recognize there could be a high cost to President Trump’s decision to allow — with no redactions — release of that classified memo about the Russian investigation. The White House plans to dress up the decision by arguing that it’s an action of “transparency.” But this puts President Trump publicly crossways with both the intelligence ...

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Black Unemployment Spikes In New Jobs Report

Mediaite reports: One of President Donald Trump’s favorite boasts, in recent weeks, is noting the fact that unemployment among black workers has sunken to record lows during his tenure in office — even taking full credit for the decline. But now, it looks like Trump won’t have “record low” talking point to kick around anymore. The January jobs report is ...

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Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Tells State TV That Press Is “Lying” About Trump And FBI [VIDEO]

The Week reports: President Trump is expected to approve the release of a controversial Republican memo on Friday against the firm advice of the FBI. Despite rumors that the bureau’s director, Christopher Wray, might step down as a result, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway did not appear concerned on Friday during an appearance on Fox & Friends. “The president has ...

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REPORT: John Kelly Unimpressed With Nunes Memo

The Washington Post reports: The president did not actually see the memo — written by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and Nunes’s staff — until Wednesday afternoon, following the committee’s Monday vote to initiate its release, officials said. White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly marched the document into the Oval Office so that he and Trump ...

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Trump Parrots Hannity In Attack On FBI

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump accused the FBI and the Justice Department of politicizing its investigations on Friday, just as the White House is expected to approve the release of a secret Republican memo alleging FBI bias against him in its Russia probe. The comment echoes Sean Hannity’s own word choice late Thursday night. While calling for the release ...

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Trump: I Love Orrin Hatch Because He Said I’m The Greatest President Ever (Hatch Spox Denies) [VIDEO]

“Orrin — I love listening to him speak. He said once that I am the single greatest president in his lifetime — now he’s a young man, so it’s not that much. And he actually once said I’m the greatest president in the history of our country, and I said, ‘Does that include Lincoln and Washington?’ And he said, ‘Yes.’ ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks At GOP Policy Retreat

CBS News reports: President Donald Trump will speak Thursday at GOP policy retreat in West Virginia where Republicans will begin to plan out their strategy for the new year. It’s the same retreat many GOP members of Congress were traveling to Wednesday when their train struck a garbage truck in Crozet, Virginia. A man in the truck was killed. He’s ...

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Trump To Dodge Traditional Super Bowl Interview

Because this year the Super Bowl won’t be on Fox. CNN reports: President Trump has decided not to participate in a Super Bowl Sunday interview this weekend. “He is not doing a Super Bowl interview,” a White House official told CNN on condition of anonymity on Wednesday. Sources at NBC affirmed that their interview requests have been turned down. But ...

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